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Children’s Foundation of America
29th of June 2021
Support Foster Youth Going Back-to-School!

The Children’s Foundation of America’s (CFA) annual Back-to-School drive for foster youth is back! With the 2021-2022 school year around the corner and schools going back to in-person learning, …

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17th of June 2021
Foster Youth Need Services
Help Provide Uninterrupted Services to Children in Foster Care

Everyone has been affected by the terrible COVID-19 pandemic—from the loss of a loved one, to the loss of a business or job, as well as many struggling with …

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10th of May 2021
Citrus Elementary School
CFA Supports 40 Families Displaced by Fire

A fire suddenly engulfed an Upland, CA apartment building on May 4, 2021 displacing several families whose children attend Citrus Elementary School. Because of their close proximity, the school …

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1st of May 2021
foster care month
Why Supporting Children in Foster Care is Important!

In 2019, the Children’s Bureau reported 423,997 children in foster care and 672,594 children served by the foster care system. Children who are in foster care are reported to have poorer …

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14th of April 2021
Child Abuse Prevention
Long-Term Effects of Abuse on Children

Every ten seconds a report is made on child abuse. To build awareness of this issue, Child Abuse Prevention Month was created in April of 1979 by Child Help founders Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson and joined by …

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1st of April 2021
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Dear Friends,
This time last year, I asked for your help with the many unexpected challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our main priority was the safe care of the …

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19th of March 2021
cards for kids
Warm & Fuzzy February Campaign Provides Comforts for Foster Youth 

To a child affected by abuse, neglect or abandonment, small comforts mean the world to them. This is why every year the Children’s Foundation of America (CFA) holds our annual Warm and Fuzzy February campaign …

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26th of February 2021
valenteer party
CFA Honors Volunteers at Virtual “Valenteer” Party 

The Children’s Foundation of America (CFA) held its fifth annual “Valenteer” Party virtually to thank our devoted volunteers who joined us, even in a pandemic, to be the difference …

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10th of February 2021
Hero Highlight: Joseph Patterson and Pokelanthropy Inc.

Joseph Patterson is a 26-year-old CEO making a difference in the world. His charity organization, Pokelanthropy Inc., works to “enrich the lives of children and young adults in need, by introducing the …

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29th of January 2021
CFA’s ‘Holiday Heroes’ Supports 2,000 Children Despite COVID Crisis

For the second year in a row, the Children’s Foundation of America (CFA) supported over 2,000 children during the 2020 Holiday Heroes campaign. The need was greater this Christmas …

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